In most cases, your chiropractic appointment focuses on the vertebra in your spine and on your joints. Sometimes scar tissue, adhesions, and trigger points in your muscles and soft tissue cause pain and hinder movement. The Graston Technique is a safe and effective way to reduce or eliminate those hinderances so you can move easily and free of pain.
Fiber is an essential macronutrient that is necessary for everyday health. What roles does fiber serve in making you healthier? Fiber has been shown to lower cholesterol levels, triglyceride levels, can help maintain a healthy weight, promote satiety when eating, and reduce your risk of developing obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.
We live in a pro-inflammatory world. Back pain, depression, auto-immune diseases, type 2 diabetes, and obesity are at an all-time high. These conditions are all due to excess inflammation in the body. Commonly NSAIDS are prescribed for back pain and prescription meds for conditions such as type 2 diabetes, depression, and rheumatoid arthritis. What if we can combat these conditions naturally, without over the counter or prescription medications? Well you can, and the regimen is fairly simple but requires some changes on your part.
Managing your cholesterol levels are important. High cholesterol levels in the blood raise your risk of heart attack and stroke. To combat this heath condition, the medical community usually promotes taking statin drugs.
Times are changing! Gone are the days of pregnancy and bed rest. Doctors and researches alike are singing the praises of chiropractic and exercise during pregnancy. In this article we will discuss the positive aspects and precautions of exercise as well as the positives of chiropractic care.
What is sciatica? Sciatica is leg pain caused by a pinched nerve in the lower back. Although the pangs begin in nerve roots located on either side of the lower spine, they then course through the sciatic nerve, which runs the length of each leg from the buttock down to the foot.
Typically, chiropractic care, for CTS is to address the problematic wrist and elbow, as well as adjustments of the upper spine. It may be advised to rest the affected arm, apply cold to reduce inflammation, perform recommended exercises, or wear a splint and or brace to immobilize the area.
Back pain, especially lower back pain, is an ailment that will affect more than 85 percent of Americans at some point. For those that suffer from chronic back pain, looking for natural ways to alleviate pain is much preferable to living on pain meds. Often, these painkillers don’t offer much relief and only treat the symptoms.’